Biography
Amber PorterArts Administration

Amber H. H. Porter is thrilled to join the Bolz Center for Arts Administration and the Wisconsin School of Business Class of 2019. A daughter of a military family, Amber spent most of her formative years in Rio Rancho, New Mexico before attending Dartmouth College. At Dartmouth, she uncovered her love for supporting the creative process. Entering the Theater Department as a Stage Manager, Amber discovered the world of Arts Administration through her undergraduate internship at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. On her path to a BA in Theater modified with Leadership, Amber interned for nearly every office in the Hopkins Center for the Arts and, upon her graduation, was awarded the Sudler Prize for Excellence in the Arts.

After moving to New York to join the stage management teams at New York Theatre Workshop and Classic Stage Company, Amber joined ICM Partners as the Assistant to Theater Literary Agent Val Day (now Artistic Director of 59E59). At ICM, Amber realized her potential in recognizing and mentoring the talent of young playwrights, and grew her professional skills in negotiating contracts with our nation’s leading theatrical organizations. She applies this business acumen in her entrepreneurial life as well, serving as the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Multihyphenate Productions, LLC.

Amber aims to leverage her MBA from the Wisconsin School of Business to build a sustainable home for artistic collaboration, reenergizing the relevance of art for the next generation.